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01A

Sunday Peak

8295'

Location: Kern County, about 9 miles west of Kernville, 185 miles from Los Angeles

Maps

Auto Club: Kern County
Forest Service: Sequoia National Forest
USGS Topo: Tobias Peak 7½, Alta Sierra 7½
HPS: Route(s), waypoints and explanation of usage

Nearby Peaks: Bohna Peak, Black Mountain #5

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 1

Distance: 3 1/2 miles round trip on trail
Gain: 1000'
Time: 2 hours round trip
Rating: Class 1, moderate
Navigation: Easy
Leader Rating: "O", normal conditions

Original: Al Campbell, 1972

DRIVING ROUTE 1

  • From Lake Isabella (city) drive north on SR 155 for 7.0 miles to where it turns left in Wofford Heights.
  • Drive 7.7 miles farther to Greenhorn Summit. Turn right (north) on 24S15. This is a dirt road just past a maintenance shed. Note your odometer and go as follows:
  • At 4.3 miles, Tiger Flat Campground. Keep straight on 24S15.
  • At 6.6 miles, a road junction with a sign "Camp Mountain Meadow GSA". Park here.

HIKING ROUTE 1

  • A trail (31E66) starts just north of the parking area (7280'). Follow it up the slope to the left, and then west past Portuguese Peak's east side.
  • Continue 1 1/2 miles to a trail junction (8100').
  • Turn left (east) and follow the trail to the summit.

Printable version of this route

ROUTE 2

From Bohna Peak
Distance: 2 1/4 miles one way on trail
Gain: 2000'
Time: 2 hours one way
Rating: Class 1, moderate
Navigation: Intermediate

Original: Alan Coles, November 1991

DRIVING ROUTE 2

HIKING ROUTE 2

  • From the summit of Bohna Peak, go down the north ridge to a saddle at 6450'.
  • Continue about 1.4 miles north along the ridge on a trail over bump 6991' and past a soggy area ("spring" on the topo map) to a point just NE of bump 7473.
  • Follow the trail as it turns right (east) and continue on trail for about 0.7 mile to a trail junction at 8100'.
  • Keep right and follow the trail about 1/4 mile to the summit.

Please report any corrections or changes to the Mountain Records Chair.


Hundred Peaks Section, Angeles Chapter, Sierra Club
Published 12-September-2008
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